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Index of Plant Families (2 families in this page)

DIPSALES and allies
CAPRIFOLIACEAE
Honeysuckle
SANTALALES
Sandalwood
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CAPRIFOLIACEAE
Juss.
( Honeysuckle Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Woody perennials (rarely herbaceous) with opposite, usually exstipulate leaves. Flowers (3-)5-merous, hermaphrodite, epigynous, usually actinomorphic. Calyx small; corolla-tube variously developed. Stamens (4-)5, epipetalous, alternating with corolla-lobes; anthers longitudinally dehiscent. Ovary 1- to 5-locular; style 1 or absent; stigmas free or connate. Ovules 1 to numerous, pendent, anatropous. Fruit a drupe, berry or nutlet. Seeds endospermic, with a small, straight embryo.
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
L.

Main Synonym :
Valeriana calcitrapae L.
Annual Valerian,
Pink Valerian,
Cut-leaved Valerian
Valeriana Roża Mar-May Normal Profile
with
12
images.
Boiss.

Main Synonym :
Valeriana macrosiphon (Boiss.) Bailly
Long-spurred Valerian,
Pretty Betsy
Maltese name not known Mar-May Normal Profile
with
2
images.
(L.) DC.

Main Synonym :
Valeriana rubra L.
Red Valerian,
Jupiter's Beard,
Keys to Heaven
Toppu tar-reġina Apr-Jul Normal Profile
with
5
images.
Aiton

Main Synonym :
Caprifolium adenocarpum Kuntze
Evergreen Honeysuckle Qarn il-mogħża Apr-May Normal Profile
with
12
images.
Thunb.

Main Synonym :
Lonicera chinensis P.Watson
Japanese Honeysuckle,
Hall's Honeysuckle,
Chinese Honeysuckle
Maltese name not known May-Aug Normal Profile
with
13
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Scabiosa maritima L.
Sweet Scabiosa Skabjoża ħamra May-Jul Normal Profile
with
9
images.
(Desv.) Christenh. & Byng

Main Synonym :
Fedia eriocarpa Benth.
Valerianella eriocarpa Desv.
Hairy-fruited cornsalad,
Italian Cornsalad
Valerjanella Mar-Apr Normal Profile
with
6
images.
(Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) Byng & Christenh.

Main Synonym :
Fedia graciliflora Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Fedia cornucopiae (L.) Gaertn.
Lesser horn-of-plenty Sieq il-ħamiema Jan-Apr Normal Profile
with
14
images.
Fresen.

Main Synonym :
Valerianella microcarpa Loisel.
Small-fruited Cornsalad Maltese name not known Apr-May Normal Profile
with
0
images.
(Steven ex M.Bieb.) W.H.Baxter

Main Synonym :
Valerianella truncata (Rchb.) Betcke
Oblique-fruited Cornsalad Maltese name not known Apr-May Normal Profile
with
0
images.
L.

Main Synonym :
Tinus laurifolius Borkh.
Laurustinus,
Round-leaved Laurustinus
Viburnum,
Meruna
Feb-May Normal Profile
with
7
images.


SANTALALES
R. Br.
( Sandalwood Family )
Subfamalies: nil.

Family Description: Description text for this family is under progress and unavailable at the moment ...
Botanical Name Common Name Maltese Name Flowering Period Thumbnail Picture Profile Type
Vahl

Main Synonym :
Thesium graecum Zucc.
Field Bastard Toadflax,
Lesser Bastard Toadflax
Maltese name not known Mar-Apr Normal Profile
with
7
images.

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